Department of Chemistry
                                                         at Oregon State University

B.S. Degree in Chemistry with a Business Option (Track Two)
Gilbert Hall 153
(541) 737-2081

The Business Option has been created for chemists interested in working in marketing and sales Students earn a B.S. chemistry degree in 4 years and also fulfills the course work for a minor in Business and Entrepreneurship.  The option includes many courses required to enter the MBA program at OSU.  This degree is also a good stepping stone for law school. This option includes six courses in accounting, finance, and organizational systems.

CHEMISTRY CORE (79-81 cr)  
CH 231/CH 231H & 271, CH 232/CH 232H & 272, CH 233/CH 233H & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 334, CH 335, CH 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, CH 362 Experimental Chemistry I (6)
Select one of the following two options:  
  CH 324 Quantitative Analysis (4) or
CH 421, CH 422, Analytical Chemistry, & CH 461, Experimental Chemistry II (9)
Analytical Chemistry (4-9)
Select one of the following three lab courses:  
  CH 462 (WIC) or CH 463 (WIC) or CH 464 (WIC) Experimental Chemistry II (3)
CH 411, CH 412 Inorganic Chemistry (6)
CH 440, CH 441, CH 442 Physical Chemistry (9)
MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254 Calculus (12)

PH 201, PH 202, PH 203 or
PH 211 and PH 221, PH 212 and PH 222, PH 213 and PH 223

General Physics (15)


BUSINESS OPTION (27-28 cr)
BA 215 Money and Investment Management: Manager, Lender, Investor Viewpoint (4)
BA 260 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (4)
BA 360 Introduction to Financial Management (4)
BA 351 Managing Organizations (4)
BA 390 Marketing (4)
ST 314 or
ST 351
Introduction to Statistics for Engineers (3) or
Introduction to Statistical Methods (4)
ECON 201 Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
Business Electives (4). Select one of the following courses:
      BA 362(4); BA 363(4); BA 460(4); MRKT 488 (4); or BA 357(4)

Sample curriculum by year
Baccalaureate Core Requirements
Additional Information about the business option

last updated 06/24/2013 (cp)